SCOTLAND COUNTY, N.C. (WBTW) — A correctional officer at Scotland Correctional Institution was stabbed by an offender Monday morning, according to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.
NCDPS said the correctional officer was stabbed with a homemade weapon around 5:22 a.m. He sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Other correctional officers subdued the offender.
Local law enforcement and the Division of Prisons are investigating.
An inmate also was stabbed to death Monday during a fight.
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